12.29.17

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. As 2017 comes to a close, and we get ready for an even bigger 2018, we took a look back at some of your favorite posts from the past 12 months.

 

The Best Basketball Shoes Of 2017

Best of 2017 Basketball Shoes

Did you need a new basketball shoe in 2017? Then you were in luck. From the latest signature shoes of superstars like Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden to better-than-ever team options, Nike, Jordan, adidas, and Under Armour all offered some great kicks. We broke down each major release and gave you the detail you needed to find that perfect fit.

 

2017’s Best Football Gear: Cleats And Gloves Built For How You Play

Best of 2017 Football Gear By Position

A speedy wide receiver needs vastly different football gear than a powerful lineman does, so we created a must-read guide to the cleats and gloves that were built for your playing style. And just like with the basketball shoes, each brand brought some serious heat in 2017 — offering products that are designed to maximize your skills like never before.

 

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

Best of 2017 Nike NBA Jerseys

2017 was also the year that the new Nike NBA Jerseys debuted. Their style, comfort, and swagger have all been game-changers, and so has their NikeConnect feature. NikeConnect lets you interact with your favorite players and teams like never before, creating a whole new fan experience. We broke down how to use the revolutionary tech and highlighted the various Nike NBA Jersey styles and features.

 

How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Best of 2017 Women's Jordans

You can never have too many Jordans. From classic Retros to the latest performance styles, the Jumpman brand always has so many great kicks to choose from. Unfortunately for women, it can often be difficult to find that perfect size. Luckily, we were there to help by giving you a detailed look at how the sizing works, so that you can make sure each J you lace up in is as comfortable as possible.

 

Yeezys Through The Seasons

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It was another huge year for Yeezy fans and we were there to cover every major drop. The legendary adidas Originals Yeezy Boost 350 V2s kicked off 2017 with a black and red colorway (2/11), then dropped jaws with the ‘Cream White’ color (4/29), turned everything up to 11 with the coveted ‘Zebra’ color (6/24), remixed a classic with the ‘Beluga 2.0’ (11.25), and closed strong with the ‘Blue Tint’ (12.16). Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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Best Basketball Shoes

Your guide to the top basketball shoes available, so you can take the court this season prepared to show out.

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The History of Jordan

Take a stroll down memory lane with Eastbay's history of the Air Jordan line. We chronicle the stories behind the first 15 Air Jordan's ever made.

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Back in the Spotlight: The Jordan Retro XI ‘Bred’

One of the most iconic basketball shoes ever is back. The Jordan Retro XI 'Bred' returns this winter just in time for the holidays.

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Best Basketball Gifts this Holiday Season

Gear up for season by browsing our guide of all the top gifts for basketball players. Whether you're taking the court yourself or shopping for another athlete in your life these gifts are sure to please.

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Best Basketball Shoe Colorways: A Power Ranking

With tons of fantastic, interesting colorways it can be difficult to find the best pair of basketball shoes. That's why Eastbay created a power ranking focused on the best colorways.

A Look Back: Q&A with ESPN’s Nick DePaula

Take a look back with Drew Hammel of Nike Stories as he chats with Nick DePaula about their shared sneaker passion and reminisces over old Eastbay catalogs.

A Look Back: Back to school in the late ‘90s

Take a look back with Drew Hammell of Nike Stories and check out some of the freshest back to school kicks of the '90s.

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A Look Back: The Hottest Jordan Summer Releases

Take a look back with Drew Hammell from Nike Stories to view old Eastbay catalog pages showing some of the hottest Jordan summer releases from 1997-2003.

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How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Everybody wants a fresh pair of Js. The problem, if you’re a woman, is that the sizing can be a little bit tricky when it comes to Jordan shoes. So let’s break it down.

The Freak 1: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s First Signature Shoe

The Prince of Milwaukee finally has his own signature shoe, and we have a full breakdown for you.

AAU Apparel Gear Guide Mobile Spotlight

Best Basketball Apparel For AAU Season

With the approach of AAU season Eastbay has put together some outfits to help you look fresh and achieve peak performance.

AAU Shoes Guide Mobile Spotlight

Best Basketball Shoes for AAU Season

It's time to raise your game this AAU season and Eastbay has a guide of the best basketball shoes to take your game to the next level.

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